An Ignatian Pilgrimage focused on Saint Ignatius Loyola
The Jesuit Pilgrimage of St. Ignatius Loyola in Spain featuring early Ignatian places visits some of the most important sites in the life of Saint Ignatius Loyola the founder of the Society of Jesus more commonly known as the Jesuits. In the cosmopolitan city of Barcelona, we begin with a visit to the magnificent Basilica de la Sagrada Familia. Dominating the city skyline this yet unfinished masterpiece designed by famed architect, Antonio Gaudi has been under construction for over 135 years. We will have the opportunity to admire its beauty from the outside as well as the inside. We will also walk through the Gothic Quarter to visit the cathedral and explore the colorful markets of Las Ramblas. Located in the mountains just outside the city, we will visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Montserrat to venerate the miraculous statue of the Black Madonna. Over the centuries a steady stream of pilgrims has come here to pray, including St. Ignatius of Loyola. It was in a nearby cave in Manresa that he lived for many months in poverty, prayer, and penitence, and where he wrote his Book of Spiritual Exercises. Why don’t you go ahead and book Saint Ignatius Loyola in Spain Pilgrimage Tour with early Ignatian places for 2024 or 2025 today?